Force dismount VMware tools

First post in two years, been incredibly busy and blogging always sinks to the bottom of the list!

If VMware tools installer has been mounted to a VM for too long you may experience a scenario where you are unable to unmount it no matter how many times you click end or run dismount-tools. To force the dismount, run the following PowerCLI command. You may need to power off the VM if it doesn’t play ball:

Get-VM | Get-CDDrive | Set-CDDrive -NoMedia -Confirm:$false

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